Pentagon defends military voting assistance
September 5th, 2012
08:46 PM ET
2 years ago

Pentagon defends military voting assistance

(CNN) - Assistance to military voters is the best it has ever been, the Pentagon said on Wednesday in rebutting criticism that it is not helping troops navigate the voting process.

"Voting assistance for our absentee military and overseas citizen voters has never been better," said Pam Mitchell, the acting director of the Federal Voting Assistance Program, which oversees the effort.

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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    If they are citizens, then they should get help from any and all levels of government to vote. I have no problem with this.

    September 5, 2012 08:55 pm at 8:55 pm |
  2. cali girl

    Thank you for helping our service men amd women.

    September 5, 2012 09:48 pm at 9:48 pm |
  3. mollie

    obama needs to win GO OBAMA LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    September 5, 2012 10:13 pm at 10:13 pm |
  4. Dr Olu Bamgbade

    The military vote is crucial. The military keep the US safe. Every effort must be made to ensure proper representation of the military vote.

    September 6, 2012 06:48 am at 6:48 am |